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2014-08-06 08:28:06

In his newly released book Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied Gilbert Ohanian Examines His Experiences Being Bullied in School SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by. We know how being victimized by bullies can do lifelong damage, and schools are working to develop comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, however, students are still...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

2014-08-05 08:42:15

Companies with Exceptional Workplace Engagement Invited to Apply Today SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform(TM), has today announced the launch of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) Awards in North America - recognizing top employers in the United States and Canada that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces. Application submission opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, and will...

2014-08-04 23:07:13

Five essential steps with what you need to know to reduce stress and transition from end-of-summer to back-to-school during one of the busiest and most stressful times (for parents and kids) New York, New York (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 As calendars turn into August, back-to-school beckons to millions of families nationwide, raising stress levels with increased activities and jitters as schools and colleges welcome record numbers of students this fall. August is one of the busiest and most...

2014-07-31 08:31:36

Author/Educator couple aims to protect kids, discourage bullying with new LGBT picture book series. TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - School board educator j wallace and award-winning author S. Bear Bergman have teamed up with Canadian artists and writers to publish a series of six picture books featuring LGBT kids and families. The books will feature positive, celebratory storylines. "It's tempting to think of this as a 'gay issue'." says wallace, whose day job is with the...

2014-07-30 23:07:11

SPARC takes Teamphoria to the United Kingdom through Alacrity Foundation Spin Out Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 SPARC, the #1 fastest-growing software company in America as ranked by Inc. 500, announces their partnership with with Ulitix, a company which was funded through the Alacrity Foundation’s incubator program. Together, the organizations are bringing Teamphoria to the UK, giving a new market access to the employee engagement and culture management software. “Teamphoria...

2014-07-30 23:00:57

Lon Safko, the nation’s foremost authority on social media and author of the Social Media Bible, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming AutoCon event. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Lon Safko, the nation’s foremost authority on social media and author of the Social Media Bible, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming AutoCon event. One of Safko’s most famous accomplishments is that he is the creator of the “First Computer To Save A Human Life” as coined by Steve...

2014-07-30 23:00:20

Licensed Counselor Diane Weatherford Leads Park Cities Pet Sitter’s July Staff meetings to Reinforce the Principles of Effective Communication in the Workplace. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, has instituted company-wide staff meetings this month to reinforce best practices when communicating with fellow staff members and customers. Ms. White chose to institute the meetings when she realized how much more complicated communicating...

2014-07-29 23:02:17

Sexual Orientation Bullying, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-orientation-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Is there such a thing as Sexual Orientation Bullying? NoBullying investigates the trend of sexual orientation bullying in a guide released today. Sexual orientation is a person’s sexual identity as it relates to the gender to which they are attracted. Sexual identity terms have been abbreviated and are now commonly referred to as LGBTQ or...

2014-07-29 23:01:05

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Enchant Him program, a guide with unique advice on how to reach the perfect guy's heart and find true love. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Regardless of the good things that happen in everyday life, everyone needs a special someone to share those with. Love is about understanding, commitment and sharing everything with that special someone. Love is also about overcoming all the challenges that a relationship commonly goes through. However,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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